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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: The Sauber Vineyard is well established as a grower of fine syrah with intense fruit and color. The 2,800 foot elevation and well-drained granitic soils are ideally suited for producing grapes with outstanding varietal characteristics. This wine was handcrafted in the classic French style. The bright, rich berry fruit is embellished by a smokey, roasted character with just a hint of dried herb in the nose.

Varietal Definition
Syrah is the eight hundred pound gorilla of Rhone grapes! In the vineyard and the winery, Syrah is typically an easy grape to work with - healthy, early ripening, resistant to mildew and rot; suitable for winemaking in a variety of styles. The wines from Syrah are tannic without being harsh. The wines will have a taste and smell of dark blue fruit like blackberries and blackcurrant, with a strong spicy side where one can find freshly ground pepper and other spices. Syrah is famous for its part in the French blends, such as Côtes du Rhone and Châteauneuf du Pape.


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